Sharjah International Airport achieved a 2 per cent growth in passenger traffic during the first quarter of 2017, which reflects increased passenger satisfaction in the quality services provided by the airport.
The total number of passengers that passed through Sharjah International Airport in the first quarter of 2017 grew to 2.741 million, up from 2.687 million passengers during the corresponding period in 2016.
Aircraft movements also increased to 18,569 in the first quarter of 2017, a 2.85 percent growth compared with 18,054 recorded during the first quarter of 2016.
Ali Salim Al Midfa, Chairman of the Sharjah Airport Authority, said, "The figures from Q1, 2017 show the sheer scale of growth and activity being recorded in the Emirate of Sharjah with regards to both tourist traffic and business activity. The indicators bode well for more growth by the airport ahead of the year’s end, with the continuous support of Ruler of Sharjah Dr. Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi and, Sharjah Crown Prince Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Bin Sultan Al Qasimi. #sharjah #sharjahairport #passenger #news #pleasant #thegulftoday #newspaper #traveller #mysharjah #sheikhsultan #uae #crownprince #picoftheday #photography #tourism #shurooq